Research Ready: January-February 2022

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Finding Aids
Ben Merrick with his wife Hattie. They were married shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor and only had a handful of months together before Merrick was called to active duty with the rest of the Baylor Unit. [Ben Merrick papers. Accession #3896, Box [200], Folder 2, The Texas Collection, Baylor University.]
  • Catherine Prentice White Papers #782
    • The Catherine Prentice White papers contain White’s 1927 scrapbook from her time at Waco High School as well as her 1928 diary, which details her thoughts on her romantic interests, classes, church, weather, and time at Camp Waldemar in Hunt, Texas.
  • Mexican Revolution Photo Postcard collection #631
    • The Mexican Revolution Photo Postcard collection consists of postcards with photographs depicting events of the Mexican Revolution, with a particular emphasis on the United States’ invasion of Veracruz.
  • Oscar K. Strobel Scrapbook #687
    • The Oscar K. Strobel Scrapbook contains a scrapbook documenting the first decade of Oscar’s relationship with his wife, Juanita Campbell; Strobel’s work in the U.S. Border Patrol in Eagle Pass, Texas; and his service in the United States Army during World War II.
  • BU Records: JM Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies BU/403
    • BU Records: J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies contains a variety of materials on topics such as separation of church and state, as well as Institute events, faculty, and graduate program.
  • Sneed-Maskew Family papers #675
    • The Sneed-Maskew Family papers consists of a variety of materials, including scrapbooks, photo albums, and clippings, related to the Maskew Family and their interest in Texas and Texas history.   scrapbooks, photo albums, clippings
  • Henry Morgan Winans papers #1957
    • The Henry Morgan Winans papers contain the collected letters and essays of Winans describing his experiences as chief medical officer of the 56th Evacuation Hospital, also known as the Baylor Unit, during World War II.
  • Ben A. Merrick papers #3896
    • The Ben A. Merrick papers consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, a diary, and literary productions related to Merrick’s service as part of the 56th Evacuation Unit, also known as the Baylor Unit, in North Africa and Italy during World War II.


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